Assythment
Assythment As*syth"ment, n. [From OF. aset, asez, orig. meaning enough. See {Assets}.] Indemnification for injury; satisfaction. [Chiefly in Scots law] [1913 Webster]

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  • letters of slanes — letters of slains, or slanes In England, letters subscribed by the relatives of a person who had been slain, declaring that they had received an assythment, and concurring in an application to the crown for a pardon to the offender. These or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • letters of slains, or slanes — In England, letters subscribed by the relatives of a person who had been slain, declaring that they had received an assythment, and concurring in an application to the crown for a pardon to the offender. These or other evidences of their… …   Black's law dictionary

  • letters of slains — letters of slains, or slanes In England, letters subscribed by the relatives of a person who had been slain, declaring that they had received an assythment, and concurring in an application to the crown for a pardon to the offender. These or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • letters of slanes — letters of slains, or slanes In England, letters subscribed by the relatives of a person who had been slain, declaring that they had received an assythment, and concurring in an application to the crown for a pardon to the offender. These or… …   Black's law dictionary

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